If you use the URL that is provided in a user data block, it doesn't count. If you use the forwarding URL for profile photos, that does count.
Ratelimited Forwarding URL: https://api.twitter.com/1/users/profile_image/dordotky Not Ratelimited: http://a1.twimg.com/profile_images/739860021/Blackpool_07-08-2009_24_normal.jpg On 3 Oct 2010, at 08:24, Naren wrote: > Hi, > I created a C# .NET 4.0 Twitter application called > tweeterapid. http://code.google.com/a/tweeterapid . In displaying the > user's picture is it calculated as a request each time it is > retrieved? The api limitations makes me impossible to fetch pictures. > Is there any way to overcome this problem. Please provide me some tips. -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk